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Handmaker, Jeff

How can civic actors mobilize law to ensure human rights accountability across different issues and political contexts? Why are human rights advocates able to secure a remedy in some cases and ar...

Berg, Marguerite van den

How do workers navigate insecurity and vulnerability in labour markets and what can we learn about this navigation by looking at the practice of dressing for work?

De Keere, Kobe

How do large corporate firms understand and deal with public and moral responsibility when hiring new employees?

Yang, Myungji

Why do some citizens vehemently resist pro-democratic changes? What fuels right-wing mobilization? What are the discursive and mobilization strategies of the right to garner support?

Bisaillon, Laura

This is an institutional ethnographic analysis starting in the experiences that people with chronic illness and developmental or genetic difference have with “medical inadmissibility” in Cana...

Cantillon, Bea

How can ‘cold and warm solidarity’ be balanced in rich welfare states and what is the role of the EU herein ?

Wilthagen, Ton

The project has a twofold, interrelated focus. The first focus is to study how an integral, societal business case for an inclusive labour market, a ‘parallel labour market’, may be developed...

Dahl, Hanne Marlene

Currently, we witness a changing landscape of elderly care with neo-liberalism, new forms of governance, transformed gender relations and migration. Existing theorization cannot grasp this caring...

Schneider, Mindi

Why is there food waste in a food insecure world? Who manages and governs food waste in national and global food systems? What are the social and ecological implications of food waste? What are t...

Trommel, Willem

Research Question There is a growing belief that welfare policy should be developed and organised on the local level, close to the manifestion of welfare issues. Very plausible. However, it is al...

Ruppert, Evelyn

Citizen Data Project Description In a time of alternative facts, what constitutes legitimate knowledge and expertise are major political sites of contention and struggle and require going beyond ...

Velthuis, Olav

Personalia Olav Velthuis, born in The Netherlands, in 1972. Ph.D. from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Fellow (1 Sept 2016 – 30 Ju...

Coenders, Marcel

Personalia Marcel Coenders, born in Sevenum, the Netherlands, in 1970. Ph.D. from Radboud University Nijmegen. Associate Professor of Cultural Diversity & Youth at Utrecht University. Fellow...

Henkens, Kène

Personalia Kène Henkens, born in Groningen, the Netherlands, 1960. Ph.D. from Utrecht University. Theme leader Work & Retirement, Netherlands Interdisciplinairy Demographic Institute (NIDI-K...

Gandolfo, Luisa

Personalia Luisa Gandolfo, born in Münster, Germany. Ph.D. from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom. Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen. EURIAS Fellow (1 September 2014 –...

Stark, David

David Charles Stark, born in Enid, Oklahoma, USA, in 1950. Ph.D. from Harvard University. Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Columbia University, New York. Fellow (...

Werfhorst, Herman van de

Herman G. van de Werfhorst, born in Doornspijk, the Netherlands, in 1972. Ph.D. from Radboud University Nijmegen. Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam and Director of the Amsterdam Cen...

Schuyt, Kees

Kees (C.J.M.) Schuyt, born in Leidschendam, the Netherlands, in 1943. Ph.D. from Leiden University. Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Amsterdam (1991- 2007). Member of the Dutch Cou...

Jasper, James

James Jasper, born in Takoma Park, Maryland, USA, in 1957. Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York. Fellow (1 February 2013 – 30...

Wasiak, P.

Patryk Wasiak, born in Belzyce, Poland in 1978. Ph.D. from Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Professor of Cultural Studies at Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam. Mello...